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Mound House Staffing & Accreditations – Knight New; Norris Earns CIGT

April 12, 2021

By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com Thousands of people annually tour and attend programs at the historic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach....

FSW History Professor Receives National Grant For “Lynching in LaBelle” Project

March 22, 2021

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 – LABELLE, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) history professor Brandon Jett was recently awarded a $4,500...

“Crown Jewel of Fort Myers Beach!” McKeown Authors First-Ever Mound House Book

January 21, 2021

By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com While the iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach traces its history back over 2,000 years to...

Shangri-La Springs Offers Organic Garden Tours

December 9, 2020

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2020) – Shangri-La Springs, a historic property in downtown Bonita Springs, is again offering organic...

Mound House Marks 5th Anniversary!

November 24, 2020

New Book & Store Sale Celebrate Milestone By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com The iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach, one of...

2020 General Election Information And Guides: Important Information For Registered Voters In Lee County

October 30, 2020

The general election is rapidly approaching and as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect Lee County, voters are encouraged to...

Tampa Museum Of Art Celebrates Stories Of Women

July 15, 2020

Tampa, FL – The Tampa Museum of Art opens a brand new exhibition, HerStory: Stories of Ancient Heroines and Everyday...

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Launches Virtual Tour

July 6, 2020

BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION, Fla.  (June 25, 2020) – The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum announced today the highly anticipated release...

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Florida launch range remains open; Falcon 9 mission postponed

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April 17, 2020

Rapid COVID-19 testing slowly ramping up in Florida

Comprehensive rapid COVID-19 testing has been the holy grail in tracking the disease and is a pivotal component in plans to get the grounded economy...

April 17, 2020

Florida State Rep. Kristin Jacobs dies of cancer

By: WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The environmentally focused Florida state Representative Kristin Jacobs has died after a bout with colon cancer. The...

April 17, 2020

Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 23 new cases in Lee County, state cases top 15,000

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 15,456 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 15,003 Florida residents and 453...

April 17, 2020

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Florida lags behind 20 other states in coronavirus testing. Experts say more tests can slow spread

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic shutters hotels across Southwest Florida despite essential status

April 17, 2020

Florida couple of 45 years discharged from hospital together after beating coronavirus

April 17, 2020

‘This is a catastrophe’: Coronavirus claims an unexpected victim: Florida vegetables

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus Florida: PBIA, county airports to receive $37M in federal aid

April 17, 2020

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

April 17, 2020

Snowbirds can leave under Florida’s safer-at-home order, but can they get home?

April 17, 2020

Florida added to SNAP online pilot program

April 17, 2020

Beckert, 4-time All-Star second baseman for Cubs, dies in Florida

April 17, 2020

Florida AG warns of stimulus scams

April 17, 2020

In Memoriam: Legislator Kristin Jacobs fought to protect Florida’s waterways

April 17, 2020

A Florida State University senior has new tool to make face masks adjustable

April 17, 2020

Dylan Lewis Led Florida Tech to Two National Soccer Championships, Panther’s Greatest Defender

April 17, 2020

Donald Trump’s congressional working group on coronavirus recovery includes South Florida Democrat Ted Deutch

April 17, 2020

Florida coronavirus updates: Almost 23,000 infections in state; Broward death toll tops 100; 31,000 dead in U.S.

April 17, 2020

North Florida Regional Medical Center’s first COVID-19 patient makes recovery

April 17, 2020

Florida lawmaker hosting Joe Biden for coronavirus discussion. But first, a political twist.

April 17, 2020

Struggling to stay afloat, restaurant owners listed a rare bourbon for $20,000. A veteran bought it for $40,000

April 17, 2020

Colonial Florida medicine practiced hand washing and social distancing

April 8, 2020

Florida’s Ancient Calusa Kingdom Was Powered by Ingenious Fish Corrals

April 8, 2020

FLORIDA HISTORY: Juan Ponce de León First Landed on Florida Peninsula 507 Years Ago Today

April 2, 2020

Florida History: Does Florida get sinkholes and earthquakes?

April 2, 2020

Sophisticatedly engineered ‘watercourts’ stored live fish, fueling Florida’s Calusa kingdom

March 31, 2020

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Mound House Marks 5th Anniversary!

New Book & Store Sale Celebrate Milestone By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com The iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach, one of Southwest Florida’s most historic attractions

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